Housing Forward Executive Director Lynda Schueler said the failure of Gov. Bruce Rauner and the legislature to pass a budget for the state of Illinois has already dried up funding for two staff positions, and if money continues to be withheld, a decision on more cuts will come in June.
Seven months into the state budget impasse, a survey released yesterday by the United Way of Illinois illustrates the continuing damage being done to the state's human service sector.
Hollis, a client in the Open Door Housing program, is a testament to the effectiveness of permanent supportive housing.
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A survey released last week by the United Way shows further deterioration of the human service sector and the people it serves due to the state budget impasse.
During the 2014-2015 PADS Shelter season, 87 volunteers from Loyola helped staff the Monday night Medical Clinic.
You're invited to join us at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Tuesday, May 26th at the Nineteenth Century Club in Oak Park.
Last week, Supportive Housing Director Aimee Dinschel traveled to Springfield with the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless to advocate for our clients in the budget process.
The Chi-Town Jazz Festival begins on March 4th, and will close on March 8th with a concert at FitzGerald's in Berwyn. More than 90% of the proceeds of the week-long festival will benefit West Suburban PADS and three other local organizations.
The Western Cook County Chapter of Jack & Jill of America recently donated nine House-to-Home Kits to be used in our Open Door Housing program.